Carmen Trudell is an architect and inventor based in Brooklyn. Carmen teaches architectural design, sustainability, and technology courses at New York City College of Technology and introductory design at Columbia University. She holds a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design (MSAAD) from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. Carmen is NCARB certified and a licensed architect in both California and New York. She is also a partner in fluxxlab—an experimental laboratory for innovative energy production, and a partner in Both Landscape & Architecture—a two-person design firm based in Brooklyn, NY.